Kerberossdr software on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

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NG-8
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Kerberossdr software on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Post by NG-8 » Mon May 25, 2020 2:17 pm

The Kerberossde software does not run on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. It was running just fine on 19.10. Has someone figured out what exactly the problem is and can suggest a workaround? Many thanks!

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Re: Kerberossdr software on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Post by rtlsdrblog » Fri May 29, 2020 10:40 am

Is there any error produced when you try to install or run it?

NG-8
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Re: Kerberossdr software on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Post by NG-8 » Sat May 30, 2020 7:13 pm

I'm not able to install the following dependencies: python3-pyqt4 and libffi6.
The installation itself returns with no errors.
After running ./run.sh the following servers are starting but no "program window" is showing up:
Starting KerberosSDR
Python Server running at 0.0.0.0:8080
PHP Server running at 0.0.0.0:8081

Many thanks for looking at that and your help!

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Re: Kerberossdr software on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Post by Harbinger » Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:28 pm

NG-8 wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 7:13 pm
I'm not able to install the following dependencies: python3-pyqt4 and libffi6.
The installation itself returns with no errors.
After running ./run.sh the following servers are starting but no "program window" is showing up:
Starting KerberosSDR
Python Server running at 0.0.0.0:8080
PHP Server running at 0.0.0.0:8081

Many thanks for looking at that and your help!
I haven't had a chance to test it yet, but both libffi6 and python3-pyqt4 have been updated to libffi7 and python3-pyqt5, respectively. You can try to install those packages instead and see how it works.

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Re: Kerberossdr software on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Post by rtlsdrblog » Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:30 am

Hmm seems like Ubuntu has moved on from the depdencies the KSDR software requires. You'll either need to run an older Ubuntu, or find a way to install those older packages. Not sure if that is even possible.

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Re: Kerberossdr software on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Post by NG-8 » Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:03 am

Many thanks #Harbinger and #rtlsdrblog for your input.

@Harbinger: I have installed the newer versions as you have pointed out. Both install just fine. However, the Kerberos software does not start. I used a freshly installed Ubuntu 20.04 to be sure not having other issues.

@rtlsdrblog: I hope you could address that issue in future versions of you software. You laid out an impressive roadmap for 2020 and I hope some updates are coming soon. Beside your standalone software, it would be interesting to have a Gnuradio Block that synchronize the 4 receivers.

Again many thanks!

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